8:00
WELCOME COFFEE & REGISTRATION
9:00
WELCOME SPEECH
9:10
BASE OILS MARKET OVERVIEW
  • PRESENTATION
Global base oil: the outlook for supply and demand in a challenging market
Blake Eskew
Vice President
IHS MARKIT
  • PRESENTATION
Overview of base-oil consumption and production in Russia and the CIS. What is the share of import & export in the regional volume of base oils?
IRINA VINOGRADOVA
Senior Analyst, Consulting Department
ARGUS MEDIA
  • PRESENTATION
How does the local production of group III base oils affect pricing?
10:30
DISCUSSION: WHAT EFFECT DID IMO 2020 HAVE ON THE EXPORT OF GROUP I BASE OILS FOR PRODUCERS IN RUSSIA?
● How does production capacity put pressure on prices and profitability?
  • DISCUSSION PARTICIPANTS:
KONSTANTIN LEVCHENKO
Base Oils Analyst
ARGUS MEDIA
11:00
COFFEE BREAK
11:30
MODERNISATION OF EXISTING PRODUCTION FACILITIES AND LAUNCH OF NEW BASE OILS AND LUBRICANTS PRODUCTION FACILITIES IN RUSSIA AND THE CIS
This session will highlight the regional launch programs for new production facilities and modernisation of existing production facilities of base oils and lubricants. Among the invited companies and potential programs are the launch of group II and III base oils in Novokuibyshevsk (Rosneft), the launch of group II base oils in Volgograd (Lukoil), the production of group III base oils by Taneco, the production of group III base oils at Slavneft - YANOS and other projects in the CIS and Eastern Europe.
13:00
LUNCH
14:00
BASE OILS OF THE FUTURE
  • SESSION MODERATOR:
ILYA OBLASHCHIKOV
Senior Regional Manager for Russia and the CIS
AFTON CHEMICAL
  • PRESENTATION
Prospects for polyalphaolefin localisation in Russia
  • PRESENTATION
Can a high VI 0W-20 formulation beat 0W-16 formulation in efficiency gain?
ANATOLIJ SMIRNOV
Technical Service Manager
EVONIK RESOURCE EFFICIENCY
  • PRESENTATION
Special lubricants for diesel engines on gasoline. Transition of commercial vehicles from diesel to gasoline
15:00
DISCUSSION: SUCCESSFUL BASE-OIL QUALITY COMPLIANCE WITH FUTURE MARKET REQUIREMENTS
● What are the new requirements of original equipment manufacturers (OEM) to group II and III base oils?
● New engine oil specifications
● Electrification
● Extended oil-change intervals
● Stricter emission requirements
15:30
COFFEE BREAK & EXHIBITION TOUR OF THE CONFERENCE
16:00
NEW SPECIFICATIONS, NEW TEST METHODS AND NEW EQUIPMENT
  • SESSION MODERATOR
SERGEY AVERKIEV
Commercial Director
AVRORA
  • PRESENTATION
Testing methods- testing and characterisation of high-performance gear lubricants
KARSTEN STAHL
Head of Gear Research Centre (FZG)
TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF MUNICH
  • PRESENTATION
Bench tests for synthetic motor oil
PAVEL KIRICHENKO
Director of Industrial Development
OBNINSKORG-SINTEZ
  • PRESENTATION
Update on ACEA engine specifications
Patrick Vernon
EAME Lubricants Technical Manager
EXXONMOBIL / ATIEL
  • PRESENTATION
Lubricant monitoring solutions in the industry 4.0
18:00
GALA COCKTAIL RECEPTION
8:30
WELCOME COFFEE
9:10
THE FUTURE OF LUBRICANTS MARKET IN RUSSIA AND THE CIS
  • SESSION MODERATOR
CHRISTIAN OHLIGMACHER
Vice President Central & Eastern Europe Member of the Executive Committee
FUCHS PETROLUB
  • PRESENTATION
Overview of the development and innovation of the lubricants market
TIBOR LEIMETER
Deputy Director, Standardisation and Technology
ROSNEFT-LUBRICANTS
  • PRESENTATION
What is the growth forecast of the lubricants market in the region?
Artem Mazaev
Business Development Manager
OATS
  • PRESENTATION
Technology for new generation lubricants - where is the market going?
  • PRESENTATION
Expanding the lifetime of water-miscible metalworking fluids
HOLGER RODER
Sales Manager
KAO CHEMICALS
10:30
DISCUSSION: WHAT IS THE EFFECT OF LONG-LIFE LUBRICANTS ON EQUIPMENT?
● Reduced fuel consumption
● Increased service interval for oil change
● Operating conditions
● How to achieve full utilisation of equipment resources
● How to reduce planned and unplanned equipment downtime
11:00
COFFEE BREAK
11:30
FOCUS ON ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURER
  • PRESENTATION
How is the lubricants market changing with increasing demand for OEM brands?
CHRISTOPHE LAMARCHE
Purchasing Manager Consumables
ATLAS COPCO
  • PRESENTATION
How to remain competitive in the lubricants market with the emergence of new companies
  • PRESENTATION
The story of Volvo Construction Equipment in developing its own lubricants brand
ANDERS PETTERSSON
Global Lubricant Coordinator
VOLVO CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT
  • PRESENTATION
Analysis of similar lubricant products available on the market and how the end-user views the OEM lubricants brands
12:30
DISCUSSION: RUNNING AN EFFECTIVE SYSTEM FROM THREE PERSPECTIVES: OEM, END-USER AND LUBRICANTS PRODUCER
13:00
LUNCH
14:00
COLLECTION AND RE-REFINING OF WASTE OILS IN RUSSIA & THE CIS
  • SESSION MODERATOR
SVETLANA ERKENOVA
Director
NATIONAL CLEANER PRODUCTION CENTRE
  • PRESENTATION
The role of the state in regulating waste-oil management
Speaker TBA
UNIDO
  • PRESENTATION
Topic TBA
BORIS NIGROVSKI
Project Manager
FLUID SOLUTIONS
  • PRESENTATION
Waste oils in Serbia and possibilities of their re-refining
SRDJAN SOKOLOVIC
Expert coordinator for chemicals and waste management
NIS GAZPROM NEFT
  • PRESENTATION
Membrane technology for waste-oil processing
VICTOR LI
Business Development Director
DUNWELL ENVIRO-TECH
15:30
DISCUSSION: WHY REGENERATE WASTE OILS WITH A SURPLUS OF BASE OILS?
● Collection and logistics
● Technologies for waste-oil processing
● Oil quality testing
● Waste oil sales channels
  • DISCUSSION PARTICIPANTS
FABIO DALLA GIOVANNA
Business Development Manager
CMB ITALY - TECHNOILOGY
16:00
COFFEE BREAK
16:30
INTERACTING WITH END-USERS VIA DIGITAL MARKETING
  • PRESENTATION
Topic TBA
ALEKSANDR YAKOVLEV
Global Director of Automotive Online Research
IPSOS INTERACTIVE SERVICES
  • PRESENTATION
Oil use associated problems and appropriate solutions
YURIY SILIN
Head of repair production
SEVERSTAL
  • PRESENTATION
Import substitution: first fill with local lubricants brands
17:30
DISCUSSION: CONSUMPTION TRENDS AND LUBRICANTS DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS
● E-Commerce - growth of Internet sales
● How do online aggregators choose lubricants?
● Are there opportunities to promote your lubricants through a network of aggregators?
● Independent dealer networks in Russia. How do they choose a supplier?
● What are the expectations of the end-user and how do they choose the supplier?
18:00
END OF CONFERENCE
21 MAY 2020 | DAY TWO
CIS BASE OILS AND LUBRICANTS
Base oil quota is stirring the European market with concerns that the threshold is too low
After the European Commission’s approved a quota on duty-free API Group II base oil imports, the measure is stirring the European market with concerns that the threshold is too low.